Hactl ramps up driverless tractor scheme

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) plans to introduce Autonomous Electric Tractors (AETs) to its ramp operations in 2024. Hong Kong’s largest independent cargo handler has signed a memorandum of understanding with Westwell Holdings to collaborate on the introduction of the vehicles which, in addition to the relatively simple task of towing cargo dollies, automatically couple and uncouple the dollies, and adjust to their differing specifications. Once testing and final on-site ... [+]

Hactl pact urges tenants: Waste not, want not

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) has launched a voluntary Green Terminal Pact (GTP) to encourage its SuperTerminal 1 tenants to reduce carbon footprint and create an environmentally-conscious workplace.  It will also help them prepare for Hong Kong’s Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Charging Scheme. Hactl has installed smart meters in ... [+]

HACTL keeps dangerous goods under control

Hong Kong handler HACTL has launched a Cool Chain Complex (CCC), the largest at the International Airport and the first to include a dedicated climate-controlled facility for storing dangerous substances. CCC allows import shipments to be unloaded from aircraft, broken down, and either stored or handed to waiting customers entirely within ... [+]

Japanese efficiency wins the day in Hong Kong freight tournament

The Hactl International Forklift and Pallet Building Competition at the independent handler’s SuperTerminal 1 in Hong Kong returned this year for the 13th time, after a break of four years due to COVID travel restrictions. An audience of around 300 watched participants from Air Canada, Cargolux Airlines International S.A., Emirates, Finnair, ... [+]

Hactl and Aerovision develop new fire detection tech

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) has signed an agreement with Aerovision Technology Limited (ATL) to install its intelligent cargo thermal detection system at  Hactl’s SuperTerminal 1, the first use of the technology at an airfreight facility. It combines advanced thermal imaging technology, thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, data analytics, and artificial ... [+]

Kiosks take the pain out of Hong Kong collections

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) is opening 12 new Automated Service Kiosks (ASKs) to speed up collection of import cargo from its SuperTerminal 1 facility. Hactl - – Hong Kong’s largest independent cargo handler – is the first cargo terminal operator there to introduce such a system. Under the ... [+]

Asian honours for Hactl and Kerry

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Ltd (Hactl) – Hong Kong’s largest independent handler – was named Best Global Air Cargo Terminal Operator and Best Green Air Cargo Terminal Operator at the 2023 Asian Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain (AFLAS) Awards in Singapore. It is the fifth time Hactl and its ... [+]

Robots reinforce Hong Kong air security

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) is using robot patrols to beef up site security at its SuperTerminal 1 facility. The first security robot is about to enter service, initially patrolling car- and truck parking areas, and export goods handling areas, mainly at night. .As well as helping to reduce theft, ... [+]

Green awards for Hactl and Kerry

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) has received both the Transport and Logistics - Gold Award in the Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence (HKAEE), and Hong Kong Green Organisation Certification (HKGOC). The HKAEE aims to promote the adoption of green management in business. The scheme provides benchmarking against best ... [+]

High praise for Hactl

Airfreight handler Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) has received a Grand Award in the 2022 Hong Kong Management Association (HKMA) Quality Awards. Judges were impressed by the numerous steps the company has taken to maintain and enhance quality through its management systems, practices and policies. They also praised Hactl’s support ... [+]

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